Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Russell W Austin Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 2004CA3469NC

Indemnity Paid: $45,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200642783
Claim Number :A03-27707-02
Date Submitted :10/19/2006
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
ANESTHESIOLOGISTS PROFESSIONAL ASSURANCE COMPANYPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-2820748 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualCheriMMontague
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423043(904) 358 - 6728montague@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualRussellWAustin
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed983 South Beneva Road
CityStateZip CodeCounty
SarasotaFL34232Sarasota
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
46621$1,000,000*NR
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Osteopathic Physician 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
OS7002Anesthesiology80151

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FSarasota
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Other Outpatient FacilityHealthSouth Surg Ctr of Sarasota
Name of InstitutionCode
  
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/28/20021/23/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Glaucoma.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Trabeculectomy OD.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Cardio-respiratory arrest during trabeculectomy leading to death 3 days post-op.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
4/8/20042004CA3469NC
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Sarasota9/27/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
HealthSouth Center of Sarasota
Biedenharn, CRNA, Susan B
Kemplin, M.D., Michael W
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
9/27/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$45,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$28,042
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$12,950
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$45,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

*NR:Prior to 04/28/1999 this field was not required in submitted claims.

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